Bursa Malaysia ends higher on Friday

BURSA Malaysia closed marginally higher today, hitting an intraday high as bargain-hunting activities emerged following a few lacklustre trading sessions earlier.

At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained 5.47 points to 1,536.07 from Wednesday’s (March 27) close of 1,530.60.

The benchmark index opened 1.51 points higher at 1,532.11 and moved between 1,532.03 and 1,542.00 throughout the day.

On the broader market, gainers outpaced losers 516 to 469, while 502 counters were unchanged, 833 untraded, and 55 others suspended.

Turnover narrowed to 3.06 billion units worth RM2.59 bil from 3.75 billion units worth RM3.10 bil on Wednesday. – March 29, 2024

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